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Jazz talent in the spotlight as Scottish jazz award nominees announced

The high calibre of talent within Scotland’s jazz scene is set to be celebrated next month with the return of the Scottish Jazz Awards.

Published: 11 Nov 2021

Creative approaches to improve school children and young people’s wellbeing

Creative Scotland and Education Scotland today, Thursday 11 November 2021, outline a refreshed Action Plan to embed creativity at the centre of Scottish education and adopt a collaborative culture to empower more learners to grow skills and confidence through creative activity.

Published: 10 Nov 2021

Call out to Comics Creators & Graphic Novelists for Inaugural Industry Event

Emerging comics creators and graphic novelists are invited to take part in Scotland’s inaugural In the Frame: Emerging Comics Creators Industry Event on Friday 3 December, thanks to National Lottery funding.

Published: 09 Nov 2021

MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards opens public vote for nominees

The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards annual Gala rocks the scene by championing top Scottish traditional musicians of all genres, recognising, and celebrating the wealth of talent via phenomenal performances, which this year will be live at Glasgow’s Engine Works, and on BBC ALBA on 4 December 2021.

Published: 03 Nov 2021

Fair Work Innovation for Caregivers

Proposals from creative organisations and businesses are being invited from today, Tuesday 2 November, to help develop projects that will support the working conditions for people in the arts, screen and creative industries with caregiving responsibilities.

Published: 02 Nov 2021

Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) announce 2021 nominees

The nominees for the 12th annual Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) are revealed today, with the winners announced at an exclusive live ceremony at Glasgow's Saint Luke's on Saturday 27th November 2021.

Published: 01 Nov 2021

Independent Venue Week announces ambassadors for 2021

Independent Venue Week announces three additional ambassadors who will lead the way in championing independent venues across their respective nations. Joining Wet Leg, Joesef will be Independent Venue Week 2022’s official ambassador for Scotland.

Published: 29 Oct 2021

Vision Mechanics 10 metre tall puppet STORM will walk in Glasgow for COP26, 10 November 2021

Fresh from her tour of Scotland, STORM comes to Glasgow to share her message of the oceans in crisis during COP26. STORM will walk in Govan, greeted by community and arts groups along the way who will amplify her message.

Published: 29 Oct 2021

Future Funding for Organisations - October Update

Read the latest update on our work to improve the way we fund organisations.

Published: 28 Oct 2021

SpACE, a platform for architecture, carbon and the environment opens in Edinburgh

Scotland is launching a platform for architecture, carbon and the environment, with the opening of SpACE in Edinburgh as a long-needed public forum with a clear focus on how the built environment is critical in addressing the climate emergency.

Published: 27 Oct 2021